The Edo Government on Friday continued its demolition of illegal structures in Benin, with the pulling down of some structures on Lucky Street area of the city.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, yesterday paid a personal visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at Abuja House, London, where he expressed satisfaction at his recovery level.
A constitutional lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, on Friday called on the Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), to intercede in alleged one-sided promotion exercise about to commence in the Nigerian Police Force (NPF).
According to him, terror groups and cyber criminals have used modern technologies to spread useless ideologies and defraud the people and the country cannot afford not to use the same strategies to respond to insurgency.
The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) on Friday said it would develop new insurance products and services to minimise risks associated with the agricultural value chain.
The agency stated this in a communiqué signed on behalf of participants at a recently-concluded Seminar on National Unity and Stability organised in Abuja by the DSS.
By its terms of reference, he said the Commission is empowered to review extant rules of engagement applicable in the Armed Forces of Nigeria and extent of compliance thereto.
The National Leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Chief Edwin Clark, on Friday urged militants not to resume bombing of oil installations and declare a Republic of Niger Delta on October 1.
The group lamented yesterday, that El-Zakzaky and his wife have been languishing in detention custody for 600 days despite a substantive order by a Federal High Court, Abuja, ordering their release, and with a compensation of N50 million awarded.
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Friday explained why the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, is yet to be re-arrested.
An Abuja-based Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Yahya Al-Yolawi, has advised Nigerian pilgrims to be of good behaviour before, during and after the Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has described the recent invasion of the Kogi State House of Assembly as height of intolerance, insensitivity and impunity.
The World Bank-assisted Commercial Agricultural Development Project (CADP) has constructed a 10-kilometre feeder road linking some rural communities in Enugu State, to ease evacuation of agricultural produce.
Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brigadier-General Buba Marwa (rtd) has expressed regret that the drugs abuse situation in the country is so bad that criminal elements especially kidnappers and armed bandits now ask for payment of ransoms in drugs.
The total borrowing of the country as of 31 December is 21.6 per cent of the GDP. So, if we were not looking at adding the other category of loans that I mentioned, we don’t even need to increase that at this time As of 2019, the debt to GDP ratio was 19.2 per cent so only two per cent was added.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, has inaugurated training for 259 Independent Monitors to supervise Integrated National Social Investment Program (N-SIP) at community level in Adamawa state.
The Northern State Governors Forum has expressed commitment to ending the nomadic grazing of cattle across the country as part of measures to resolve the herders-farmers conflict and end the activities of some criminal herdsmen.
The Ekiti government has acquired and installed a computerised vehicle inspection equipment to identify the level of road worthiness of vehicles in the state.
Akwa United’s right-back, Etim Mathew, has expressed confidence that the Promise Keepers have the wherewithal to conquer Enyimba International when the two teams will face each other on NPFL Match-day 12 on Wednesday in Aba.
The 10 schools affected by the Hijab controversy in Ilorin will remain shut pending the outcome of consultations on the use of the Muslim headgear in schools, the Kwara State government has said.
The Senate Committees on Defence, Army, Navy and Air force has commenced screening the newly appointed service chiefs nominees as requested by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Mr. Echioda added, “We also pray that God will touch the armed bandits. So they can have a change of mind, lay down their arms, and be safely integrated into the society so that we can all have peace and progress in Niger State and Nigeria in general.”
The youth body of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC) ably led by Comrade Igboayaka O Igboayaka as the national President, can authoritatively confirm, that contrary to viral media reports that the military deployed their jets and other hardware for an aerial bombardment in Orlu, there was no such incident today in the Imo state town.